The “Amma Tell Me” Series: REVIEW

A few months ago Bhakti Mathur, author of the Amma Tell Me series, sent me the Amma Tell Me series ten book set. I cannot express enough how delighted Akshaya and Udayan were to receive such a generous gift especially because these two are quite interested in learning all they can about the Hindu Gods and Goddesses and the associated myths. Read More …

The Jai Jais Book Series – REVIEW

Religion and culture was always an important part of my upbringing so it is not really a surprise that it is an equally important part of my children’s upbringing especially because it will be one of the few, if not only tie that they have to their ancestral land. I love searching for unique learning materials curated for children of South-Asian Read More …

Desi Babies: Meet My Hindu Gods – REVIEW

Recently, Reena Puri and Mital Telhan of Desi Babies, sent me their flagship book, Meet My Hindu Gods. Reena and Mital founded Desi Babies  as a means of sharing their love of Indian culture and Hinduism with the world. Desi Babies’ first book, Meet My Hindu Gods, was thoughtfully created to teach children about the Hindu Gods as well as the importance of God. Books Read More …

Bharat Babies: Children’s Books about South Asian Culture

By now most of you may have heard of the relatively new but already quite popular children’s book company, Bharat Babies. Bharat Babies was established in 2013, when soon-to-be mother Sailaja Joshi realized that there just weren’t enough children’s books that featured the stories of India’s heritage. To date Bharat Babies has designed and published seven developmentally appropriate books, categorized according to three levels, showcasing the different religions of South Asia. Hanuman and the Read More …